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Senior Engineer - Instrumentation - Automotive

A Senior Engineer - Instrumentation is required with automotive instrumentation experience based in West Midlands.

Our client, a global automotive OEM based in Gaydon requires a Senior Engineer - Instrumentation to:

  • Provide advice and support to PD Engineers engaged in vehicle development including engine or rig based activities.
  • Train to user engineers in the use of data acquisition systems and of some of the more unique Instrumentation software packages.
  • Be conversant with local general working practices and procedures and will be instrumental in developing the Instrumentation practices and procedures to provide a robust measurement & data collection service.
  • Build / assemble bespoke Instrumentation systems to satisfy customer measurement requirements.
  • Have knowledge of different transducer technologies and the appropriate selection and use in appropriate applications, have operational knowledge of Suchy data logging systems.
  • Have knowledge of other logging systems, knowledge of CAN protocols and the measurement techniques employed with the various data acquisition systems, good soldering skills at connector & PCB level, delegate and monitor work assignments allocated to technicians.
  • Provide technical advice and support to PD Engineers undertaking global environmental test activities.
  • Be required to support tests overseas. (component, system and vehicle environmental and durability tests)
  • Update timing plans that impact on Instrumentation support schedules.
  • Highlight any issues arising from data collection with appropriate design and development engineering staff and have experience working with Hybrid or Electric vehicles or working with High Voltage systems

The Senior Engineer - Instrumentation should have the following skills:

  • Minimum of a HND / HNC in Instrumentation, Electronics or relevant Engineering discipline although consideration would be given to any candidate with substantial practical knowledge of vehicle instrumentation.
  • Educated to degree level preferred
  • Automotive Instrumentation Experience
  • Prototype Test Vehicle Experience
  • The applicant will have a genuine interest in Measurement techniques
  • Able to demonstrate well developed organisation and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of standard software packages e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel and Project
  • Knowledge of Datalogger systems, Suchy Datalogger systems would be an advantage
  • Team player but also able to work independently
  • Self-starting, relishes challenges
  • Problem solver
  • Flexible and adaptable to new situations
  • Ability to travel to support tests

Demand for this role will be undoubtedly be high so please apply today. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Shannon Wade at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889262 -

Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role
To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship